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Sep 12, 2012 8:00am PDT
the world. the one people know about is the fellow who was planning to bomb los angeles international airport. but there were people picked up in indonesia, pakistan, who are going to attack american interests there. so that was very, very successful. it was successful because the government has the ability and the capacity to go on high alert. what the bush administration did was say, this is very concerning, let's have a meeting. let's put out notices to our embassies into our military to be particularly careful. but it is not the same thing. >> what about some of the same? the significance of the problem of the bank osama bin laden for the neocons in the white house, because they wanted to get saddam hussein. >> you have to understand the shift that took place in that time. the republicans have been out of the white house since 1992. when they left, the nation state was the enemy. iraq, iran, north korea, whoever you wanted to pick. saddam hussein was the center of the war. they leave. from 1992-2000, the detached threat, the nomination state threat develops. al qaeda it develops.
Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
president bill clinton is scheduled to speak tonight. other speakers today include los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa, cecile richards who is the president of planned her head, and sandra fluke, the recent graduate of georgetown university law center who came under attack after inge speak -- after speaking out about insurance coverage for contraception. the convention opened on tuesday, exactly nine weeks before the general election. on opening night, democrats touted president, and his achievements on issues ranging from health care and women's rights to immigration and ending the war in iraq. about two dozen democratic congress women and candidates took the stage together to criticize the republicans on a number of issues including healthcare, equal pay, and domestic violence. illinois congressional candidate tammy duckworth, who lost her legs serving in iraq, criticized republican nominee mitt romney for ignoring the war in afghanistan. other speakers included lilly ledbetter, for whom the lilly ledbetter fair pay act was named, and san antonio mayor julian castro. will your act serbs
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the whistle" on police abuses. protesters from los angeles to new york sought to draw attention to police brutality and the disproportionate targeting of people of color. the organizer joined dozens of other protesters in harlem. >> we will see how the police respond. they may step back and hope we will stop after a while and things can go back to normal, but we're determined not to go back to normal because normal is people being stepped on by the police each and every day in new york city. most are black or latino, and almost all are doing nothing wrong. that kind of normal has to be disrupted. >> in white plains, lawyers for the family a police shooting victim kenneth chamberlain appeared in court thursday to defend a $21 million federal lawsuit. chamberlain, a 68-year-old marine veteran, was shot dead last on november 19 by police officer anthony carelli at his white plains home after police responded to a false alarm from his medical alert pendant. despite chamberlains insistence he was ok, police broke down his door, tasered him, and shot him dead. one officer can be heard on a reco
Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the comments came to light on tuesday, mitt romney spoke to the hispanic chamber of commerce and los angeles in a bid to woo latino voters. the obama administration has filed a challenge at the world trade organization accusing china of unfairly subsidizing its auto and auto parts industries. announcing the move during a campaign stop in ohio, president obama took a shot at republican rival mitt romney. >> he made money investing in companies that up routed from here and went to china. pioneers. you cannot stand up to china when all you have done is send them our jobs. today my administration is launching a new action against china. this one against illegal subsidies that encourage companies to ship autoparts, manufacturing jobs, overseas. these direct the hard-working men and women on the assembly lines in ohio and michigan and across the midwest. >> at least 12 people have been killed, including nine foreigners, in a suicide bombing in afghanistan. a militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack, calling it revenge for the anti islam film that sparked anger in muslim countries w
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in 2012 with the elections here, immigration policy. the film is premiering in los angeles in pasadena and here in new york at the quad theatre beginning on the 28th, friday, right through the fourth. it is on 13th street. eduardo lopez is our guest, co- director and producer along with wendy thompson marquez and juan gonzalez, co-host on "democracy now!" columnist of "the daily news," and your of the book on which this is based, "harvest of empire: the untold story of latinos in america." we will continue this discussion in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are spending the hour talking about a new film given the significance of the issue of immigration in this country today, the film is called, "harvest of empire: the untold story of latinos in america." is opening thein pasadena in california, and here at the quad theater this friday through october 4. eduardo lopez is co-director and producer along with wendy thompson marquez, based on co- host juan gonzalez's book, " harvest of empire." march 24
Sep 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
for bobby kennedy with cÉsar chÁvez. it was a wonderful effort. we went all over los angeles, going into wealthy neighborhoods, knocking on doors, urging people to vote for bobby. and that evening the primary was over, bobby kennedy came up to me and said, "john, i'm going downstairs to make my victory statement. why don't you remain? " i was in his suite with his sister, several other individuals, the brother of medgar evers. and we listened to bobby, and he said, "on to chicago." and moments, minutes later, it was announced that he had been shot. dropped to the floor and cried and cried. i just wanted to get out of l.a. i got on a flight the next morning, flew to atlanta, and i think i cried all the way from l.a. to atlanta. and i came back to new york for the funeral. and before the funeral, i stood the night before as an honor guard with reverend ralph abernathy. then i rode the funeral train. the family asked me to ride with them from new york to washington. and someplace along the way, i felt that somehow, in some way, i had to try to pick up where dr. king and robert kennedy
Sep 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT
a process to get past that. so i was in therapy for about a year with a therapist in los angeles well known in the lesbian community. in heriew, there was a hierarchy of heah-- mental health for homosexuals-- all on a scale of coming out, with people hidden and closeted, then coming out to close friends and relatives, to an ultimate which was i remember her saying that at some point, and thinking, "the woman is crazy. who would ever prefer that everyone know?" and it was very frightening that we would be found out, but at the same time, the feelings were so intense that i didn't seem to have any power over not acting on them. when adults who are gay go back and talk about their attempts to come out to families, these are where families break down. they can tell painful stories how parents wouldn't listen, kept trying to change them, wouldn't give them support, and rejected them. we have friends who came out and found their possessions out on their yard. their parents dispossessed and disowned them. i can remember being terrified of telling my children, and feeling strongly that i had to tel
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. similar thing in california with a former district attorney of los angeles and the current state attorney general and the current governor are all saying, we looked hard at this and we may have used it to support -- we may use to of support it, but we can no longer supported going forward. that is what gives us hope. it is not just the left or the activists, but attorney generals, governors, who have to be involved in the machinery of death in this country looking hard and saying there is too much bias, too much doubt, we ways to much money. as a result, we do not solving homicides. so let's get rid of this and get on with justice in this country. >> kim, yet in trouble in this country talking about your brothers case. -- you have been traveling this country talking about your brother's case. refilling hopeful? birse sister, martina, while she was alive, certainly not only championed tripos case, but spoke out about the death penalty all over the country and now you're caring that torch. >> yes, ma'am, i am hopeful and i know we will bring the best penalty down one step at a time to lash
Sep 7, 2012 9:30am PDT
christine's lawyer. what does your ex-wife want now? she and her nw husband are moving to los angeles. los angeles? good riddance. she wants alex to go live with her. ay, no me digas eso. alex belongs here, with his family, his friends. you have to stop her. i agree, but what can i do? she's his mother, he loves her. of course, but he loves his father, too. alex is just a child. he needs you. he needs you to be strong for him now. i'll die if i lose alex. what are you doing? calling christine. chris? this is ramón. i got a letter from your lawyer today. i think we'd better talk. all these photographs are by local artists. some of then are quite good, aren't they? mm-hmm. hi, how are you? this is rebecca casey. woman: hi, nice to meet you, rebecca. alberto: nice seeing you again. hope you have a good time. i especially like this one here, let me show you. woman: hello, alberto. oh, hey! how are you? alberto. you look beautiful. woman: thank you. introduce me to your friend. oh, yes. diana marshall, this is rebecca casey. diana's one of the architects at my firm. very nice to meet you. nice
Sep 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
there, workers then deliver the lavish lunches to schools all across the bay area and in los angeles, as well. >> every single lunch and breakfast has a piece of-- a serving of whole fruit. and most of our snacks come with a serving of whole fruit. and if they don't come with that, they come with a serving of fresh vegetables. >> to help with their new food revolution, the ladies built key partnerships with whole foods, clover stornetta, and diestel turkeys. as well, the three began sourcing from local farmers throughout the bay area, like torrey olson of gabriel farms in sebastopol. gabriel farm is a 14-acre organic farm located in the ideal fruit-growing climate of sebastopol. the farm features several different fruits, but asian pears are what they are best known for. they have 8 varieties that they sell to local markets, hospitals, schools, and yes, revolution foods. >> you know, we have a piece of fruit in a lot of different places, and it's really pretty amazing. and i just--i mean, i'm really thankful that we get to work with all those people. >> [giggles] >> and now today, th
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and virginia. tavis: good evening. tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am
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